Summer Reflection Series: Logan Trautman

By: Logan Trautman @logantrautman An internship is not only supposed to help you gain knowledge and experience, but guide you to figure out what the heck it is that you are meant to do after graduation. This is a somewhat terrifying thought considering there are so many available opportunities, but you are left to choose only one. So as spring semester rolled around last school year, and the internship hunt was in full swing, I found myself not only asking the typical questions of each opportunity – Is this paid? How many hours will I work? Will I be retrieving … Continue reading Summer Reflection Series: Logan Trautman

Do I Take the Unpaid Internship or Not?

If you’re a current college student (especially a PR student) then you’ve definitely heard the debate about unpaid internships. It’s been all over the news especially after the “Black Swan” scandal. Are they legal? How can employers get away with it? The debate never ends and court cases trying to fight unpaid internships keep popping up. Unpaid Internships are one of the top things that is searched on Google: Although I agree that in some instances unpaid internships should definitely be illegal, especially if you’re doing nothing but grunt work and getting coffee or running errands, there are positive benefits … Continue reading Do I Take the Unpaid Internship or Not?